2018 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest For-Hire Carriers in North America
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Top Refrigerated (Truckload & LTL) Carriers

Rank Company Sector Revenue (000)sort descending
1 CRST International 30,000
2 T-W Transport 30,000
3 Transportes Garza Leal 32,700
4 Maverick USA Inc. 35,207
5 Cowan Systems 39,119
6 Roehl Refrigerated Transport 49,311
7 Day & Ross Transportation 75,561
8 Midwest Coast Transport 76,337
9 Freymiller Inc. 84,000
10 Bay & Bay Transportation 101,000
11 National Carriers Inc. 102,000
12 WEL Companies 106,042
13 Decker Truck Line 106,206
14 J&R Schugel Trucking 119,000
15 CanXpress 120,507
16 Frialsa Logistica 135,600
17 NFI 153,300
18 Roadrunner Temperature Controlled 156,000
19 Southern Refrigerated Transport 162,150
20 Black Horse Carriers 185,000
21 May Trucking 203,337
22 John Christner Trucking 214,017
23 Shaffer Trucking 220,000
24 Navajo Express 238,000
25 Hirschbach Motor Lines 278,494
26 TransAm Trucking Inc. 280,000
27 Marten Transport Ltd. 380,210
28 Swift Refrigerated 539,307
29 Stevens Transport 694,980
30 KLLM Transport Services 959,000
31 C.R. England Inc. 1,405,411
32 Prime Inc. 1,623,776
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Top 100 News
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Walmart’s EV Stations Let You Plug In While You Shop

Electric vehicle charging stations

Electric vehicle owners will have a new reason to visit Walmart as they travel across America: Not only can they stock up on snacks and drinks but they can get electric charges.

L.M. Sixel | Houston Chronicle
June 7, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Wilson Logistics Acquires Market Transport and Larger West Coast Portfolio

Wilson Logistics said it has purchased Market Transport, a DSV Global Transport and Logistics subsidiary.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI Closes Highland Transport Subsidiary

TFI International Inc. is closing its 150-truck Highland Transport division, a possible sign of softness in the Northeast freight market, according to a TFI official.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
June 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Ryder Promotes Rich Mohr to Chief Technology Officer at Fleet Management Unit

Coop by Ryder

Ryder Fleet Management Solutions, a unit of Ryder System Inc., appointed Rich Mohr chief technology officer.

June 4, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Shares Slide as China Opens Probe Over Huawei Deliveries


FedEx Corp. shares dropped as investors assessed the impact of a Chinese probe that puts the delivery company in the middle of an escalating trade conflict with the U.S.

Andrew Noel and Tony Czuczka | Bloomberg News
June 3, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

FedEx Ground to Deliver Seven Days a Week to Satisfy Online Shoppers


FedEx Corp. announced the FedEx Ground unit will offer deliveries seven days a week for the majority of the U.S. population beginning in January to further serve the fast-growing e-commerce market.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 30, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Maverick to Sell Reefer Division to KLLM Transport Services

KLLM truck on highway

Maverick USA announced May 24 it will sell its temperature-controlled business to over-the-road carrier KLLM Transport Services of Jackson, Miss. The North Little Rock, Ark., carrier didn’t release terms of the deal.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 28, 2019
Business, Top 100

Ryder Expands in Boston Area

Ryder electric van

Ryder System Inc. opened a full-service maintenance facility in Norton, Mass., reflecting the strong growth the company is experiencing in the greater Boston area.

May 24, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

UPS Signs Biggest Renewable Gas Deal With Clean Energy Fuels


UPS Inc. has agreed to buy the equivalent of 170 million gallons of renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. over the next seven years in what the company described as the biggest-ever deal involving the alternative fuel.

Emily Chasan | Bloomberg News
May 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Biodiesel, Mudflaps Help Improve Emissions

DPF installer

Although large gains have been made in cleaning up new diesel engines, nearly two-thirds of all commercial trucks don’t meet the latest emissions standards. As of 2017, some 36% of all commercial trucks (Classes 3-8) in the United States rely on the newest generation of diesel engines — a 6%...

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 22, 2019


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